Sunday

14 Jul 2019

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C Click here for all content for this cycle Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

SUNDAY SUMMARY

Deuteronomy 30:10-14  The commandments of God are not esoteric or unfathomable.

Psalm 19:8, 9, 10, 11  The clarity of God’s law brings light to the eye.

Colossians 1:15-20  Christ is the reconciliation of heaven and earth.

Luke 10:25-37  To inherit eternal life, treat others with mercy.

The inner word

The inner word

What’s in your heart?

“If only you would heed the voice of the Lord . . . .” It sounds so simple and it is—in theory.

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Exploring the word

Exploring the word

It’s no mystery

A lot about religion gets relegated to the overcrowded room of  “mystery”: unknowable, unprovable, intangible, invisible. In theological terms, mystery is that which cannot be fathomed by human reason alone, or which depends upon the gift of divine revelation to be grasped.

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In other words

In other words

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

Then a religion scholar stood up with a question to test Jesus. “Teacher, what do I need to do to get eternal life?”

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Homily stories

Homily stories

Who is your neighbor?

“We had no time to grab anything. The water was rising and the current was already in the park. There were even some who had to leave without their pets. It was grab yourself and get.”

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Homily stories

Homily stories

My neighbor

Late for an important meeting, I was running for a bus when I tripped and skid headlong on the sidewalk. I hopped back on my feet and caught up with the bus, huffing and puffing and embarrassed.

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Homily stories

Homily stories

Be the neighbor

In the era before cell phones, a young professional woman was driving home late one night when she spotted a group of teenage boys all huddled together in a vacant lot just off a fairly deserted street.

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Prayers

Prayers

Penitential Act & Prayer of the Faithful

With faith in God's kindness, we turn to the Lord.

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Quotes

Quotes

Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity. 

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